Dangerous or Defective Drugs

The Most Common Negative Side Effects From Medications

Whenever you start a new medication, you want to know that it is safe. 
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How Taking Medication Can Affect Your Driving Safety

When we drive frequently, the skills required seem to come second nature and we may not realize how much the slightest impairment can truly affect our ability to drive safely. 
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Medication Safety: How Incorrect Instructions Can Make a Medication Dangerous

Even when professionals decide that a drug or medication is safe for use, that doesn't mean it is safe in any amount, over any length of time or even for any individual.  It is only safe under a very specific set of circumstances. Unclear or inaccurate instructions can make [...]
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Drugs The Look or Sound Similar Can Cause Serious Problems

Packaging issues can cause serious problems when using potent medications.  Many patients and even healthcare professionals may be unaware of what drugs they are actually taking or how much they need.
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Tips for Preventing Drug Errors

Drug errors occur all too often in hospitals, at the doctor's office and in the pharmacy. 
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Preventing Medication Errors to Avoid Injury and Illness

Medication errors are all too common these days even though there are research, train and technology out there to prevent these errors. 
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10 questions every patient should ask their pharmacist

Most people understand the importance of having a good relationship with their doctor, but they never think twice about their communication with their pharmacist.
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Some drugs have the potential for severe side effects

Just because you are prescribed a drug by your medical team doesn't mean you should take it before learning more about the potential side effects.
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HIV drug linked to serious birth defects

An antiretroviral drug that is used to treat HIV has been linked to serious birth defects in children born to women who were taking the drug when they became pregnant and in the beginning of their first trimester. The drug, dolutegravir, is believed to increase a baby's chances [...]
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100,000 Americans die of pharmaceutical errors annually

Most adverse side effects to a prescription drug often occur because a drug manufacturer, doctor or pharmacist failed to disclose any known harm the medication could do to patients by taking it.
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